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Post time 2008-12-14 12:18:50 |Display all floors
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Post time 2008-12-14 13:35:57 |Display all floors
宰相肚里里能撑船

In different contexts, the original may be translated in different ways, and in most cases, the image of "prime minister" will be omitted. This is what we call "得意忘形", i.e. to retain the meaning while forgetting the form, especially when the orginal form looks strange to the target audience.  So here perhpas a simple "be more tolerant" or someting of the effect will serve the purpose.
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Post time 2008-12-14 17:46:08 |Display all floors
Originally posted by orangecan at 14-12-2008 04:18
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Post time 2008-12-14 17:48:32 |Display all floors
Originally posted by linjian at 14-12-2008 05:35
宰相肚里里能撑船

In different contexts, the original may be translated in different ways, and in most cases, the image of "prime minister" will be omitted. This is what we call "得 ...


Forgive me - I am studying Chinese and am still at basic levels can you break this down step by step how we get to "big heart"

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Post time 2008-12-14 20:17:03 |Display all floors

magnanimity

Originally posted by richardk at 2008-12-14 17:48


Forgive me - I am studying Chinese and am still at basic levels can you break this down step by step how we get to "big heart"


In literal translation: a Zhuaixiang's (a top official in the nine-level bureaucratic system in China's former dynasties) belly can pole a boat. This is used to suggest one's magnanimity.

For your information: TABOO.zdic.net/cy/ch/ZdicE5ZdicAEZdicB028220

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Post time 2008-12-14 22:24:32 |Display all floors
Originally posted by lasthermit at 14-12-2008 12:17


In literal translation: a Zhuaixiang's (a top official in the nine-level bureaucratic system in China's former dynasties) belly can pole a boat. This is used to suggest one's magnanimity.

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Can you confirm the link - could not open it.

Thanks

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Post time 2008-12-14 22:28:59 |Display all floors

Sorry it is a dead link no:(

Originally posted by richardk at 2008-12-14 22:24


Can you confirm the link - could not open it.

Thanks



Replace 'taboo' with 'C O M' (you know you need to join the three:)

Try this: TABOO.zdic.net

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